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Peloturbation (Pedoturbation, Hydroturbation, Self Mulching, Churning)

F. Bailly et al. (2000): Synsedimentäre Paläo-Vertisole im Oberjura des westlichen Wiehengebirges. PDF file (in German), Osnabrücker Naturwissenschaftliche Mitteilungen, 26: 15-46.

P. Driessen et al.: Lecture notes on the major soils of the world. Abstract.

Sabine Fiedler and Iris Palmer: Systematik von Böden. U.S. Soil Taxonomy (2003). PDF file, in German. Peloturbation, Pedoturbation and Selbstmulcheffekt (in German).

G.H. Mack et al. (1993): Classification of paleosols. Abstract.

Rolf Nieder and Dinesh K. Benbi (2008): Carbon and nitrogen in the terrestrial environment (Google books). Go to page 27:
! "Soils that are repeatedly wetted and dried and that contain clays with a large capacity for expansion tend to crack widely and deeply, allowing topsoil particles and organic materials to fall into lower soil layers, so that over time the whole soil is turned over [...]. This process is called peloturbation". See also fig. 1.15!

R.R. Schoch and D. Seegis (2014): Taphonomy, deposition and pedogenesis in the Upper Triassic dinosaur beds of Trossingen. Abstract, Palaeobiodiversity and Palaeoenvironments, 94: 571–593. See also here (in PDF).

! T. Van Loon (2009): Soft-sediment deformation structures in siliciclastic sediments: an overview. PDF file, Geologos, 15: 3-55.

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia:
! Bioturbation.
! Soil biomantle.
Soil Science.
World Reference Base for Soil Resources.
Category:Soil science.
! Hydroturbation, auch Peloturbation genannt (in German).

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